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Sweet Sorrel Stand

by Yolanda T. Marshall

Rose and Nicolas loved their favourite Caribbean sorrel drink so much, the siblings decided to create a sorrel stand with the assistance of their parents. Their Sweet Sorrel Stand was a success in the neighbourhood....


The Cocalero Novels Bundle

by Deborah Ellis

I Am a Taxi

For twelve-year-old Diego and his family, home is a prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia. His parents farmed coca, a traditional Bolivian medicinal plant, until they got caught in the middle of the government's...


Until the Day Arrives

by Ana María Machado & Jane Springer

A fast-moving middle-grade novel set in the seventeenth century about two Portuguese orphans who are sent to Brazil where they encounter slaves from Africa. Together with their new friend, an aboriginal boy,...


I Am a Taxi

by Deborah Ellis

Winner of the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award

For twelve-year-old Diego and his family, home is a prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia. His parents farmed coca, a traditional Bolivian medicinal plant,...


From Another World

by Ana María Machado, Lucia Brandao & Luisa Baeta

Mariano and his friends are helping their parents turn an old Brazilian coffee plantation into an inn. The children sleep in a shed, which is being converted into guest rooms. One night they hear crying. Gradually,...


Ava and Salomé

by Patricia L. Woodard

Ava is seven years old when her grandmother offers her a very special trip for her birthday. She lives in New Bern, North Carolina, but her grandmothers gift gives her the chance to visit Cali, Colombia. Ava...


Mr. Kiko Searches for Aloha

by Marion Louise & Susan Shorter

Mr. Kiko Searches for Aloha is a childrens picture book, for ages four to eight, with cultural implications and highlighting the values of individual differences. The coqui, a singing tree frog of Puerto Rican...


Panama Girl

by Ida Freer

In the exotic jungles of Panama, a sensitive and courageous twelve-year-old girl named Surni is on the verge of a new life. She is a member of the Embera tribe, an indigenous community that has thrived for centuries...


The Redemption

by Howard Rubens

Strangled by fits of madness, Marjaneh fell from royalty to the depths of society. Becoming a slave to the king of Arubara, she lost all hope due to her uncontrolled outrages. No chance for happiness came her...


Hurricane

by Terry Trueman

The powerful story of a boy's fear and courage in the face of a force of nature too huge to even imagine.

Based on Hurricane Mitch's devastation of Honduras in 1998, Terry Trueman's acclaimed Hurricane is a...


What Will I See In Brazil? Geography for Kids | Children's Explore the World Books

by Baby Professor

Pack your imaginary bags and let’s go to Brazil! There are many things to see in Brazil, and this book will showcase some of the most popular. Just think of reading a low-cost, no-passport required means to...


The History Mystery

by Ana María Machado

Sonia, Pedro and their classmates are baffled. Mysterious messages keep popping up on their computers, on their mobile phones, on websites they visit, even on a radio programme they listen to. It is a voice...


Not a Chance

by Michelle Mulder

Dian has been coming to the Dominican Republic with her doctor parents for years. Now that she's 14, she had wanted to stay home in Canada, but instead she is helping her parents set up their clinic and looking...


Mystery of Lazy Loggerhead -  Brazil 2

by Lisa Travis & Adam Turner

Welcome to Brazil!

Sofia and Júlia visit the coast of Brazil. It’s fun in the sun until they notice mysterious markings in the golden sands. Someone or something is after the loggerhead sea turtles. But...


Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad

by Maricel E. Presilla & Ismael Espinosa Ferrer

Bittersweet memories, delicious recipes, and fabulous feasts await you in Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad, a sumptuous introduction to the history of Christmas celebrations in the Hispanic Caribbean.

Beginning...


Keman's First Carnival

by Yolanda T Marshall

This was Keman's first experience of Toronto's annual Caribbean Carnival. The excited 8 year old and his Mother enjoyed the rituals at the Caribbean celebration, such as picking a flag to wave, the Caribbean...


Mystery of the Troubled Toucan (Pack-n-Go Girls Adventures - Brazil 1)

by Lisa Travis, Adam Turner & Janelle Diller

Welcome to Brazil!

Nine-year-old Sofia Diaz’s world is coming apart. So is the rickety old boat that carries her far up the Rio Negro river in Brazil. Crocodiles swim in the dark waters. Spiders scurry up...


A Safe Place With You

by César L. Baquerizo & Rachel Edgell

"Grow And Live Normally" is a clinic in Ecuador that was opened to treat general addictions before moving to what the religious families viewed as the ultimate sin - homosexuality. The center boasts that they...


The Cat King of Havana

by Tom Crosshill & Mia Nolting

Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick...


Laughing Out Loud, I Fly

by Juan Felipe Herrera & Karen Barbour

From U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, here are stirring poems that read like music. Awarded the Pura Belpré Honor for this book, Herrera writes in both Spanish and English about the joy and laughter...